François Boucher (29 September 1703 in Paris - 30 May 1770) was a French painter, mostly known as one of the main artists of the French rococo movement. He painted several portraits of his patroness, Madame de Pompadour. He is also known for his open-minded voluptuous paintings.
Gallery of selected works[change | change source]
Self-portrait in the Studio, 1720, Louvre
Putti with Birds, c. 1730–1733, Honolulu Academy of Arts
L'Odalisque c. 1749, Louvre
Saint Peter Attempting to Walk on Water, 1766, Cathédrale Saint-Louis, Versailles
Venus Consoling Love, 1751, National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.